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Sociology of Aging

This course deals with changing population structure, economic support of the aged, family of later life, the sociology of retirement, widowhood, death, bereavement, and institutionalization. Lectures and discussion (three hours); one term.

SOCIOL 3X03

Sociology of Aging

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Offered?: No Language?: No

This course deals with changing population structure, economic support of the aged, family of later life, the sociology of retirement, widowhood, death, bereavement, and institutionalization. Lectures and discussion (three hours); one term.


Prerequisite(s): One of SOCIOL 1Z03, 1A06 A/B Not open to students registered in a Gerontology program as of September 1998. Priority will be given to students registered in a Sociology program.